Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 19 15
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 30 91 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 8.26% 10.56% 11.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.78% 51.12% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 97 90
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,187 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.84% +36.38% -29.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,000 £64,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 67 178 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.46% 20.65% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 151 168
Median annual salary £47,500 £38,300 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.02% +2.82% -3.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,350 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.06% +11.32%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -5 15 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Taunton +7 3 £47,500 +24.39% 1
Yeovil +7 2 £50,000 +30.55% 1
Street +4 2 £54,000 +8.00%
Minehead - 1 £50,000 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Azure
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 8 (26.67%) AWS
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) HNC
6 5 (16.67%) HND
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Automotive
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Selenium
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Docker
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Azure
2 8 (26.67%) AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 2 (6.67%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.33%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) GitLab
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.67%) Automotive
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Python Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) Enzyme
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) Jest
3 3 (10.00%) React
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) OpenID
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) Velocity
5 1 (3.33%) Django
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Debian
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.33%) ES6
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (16.67%) HNC
2 5 (16.67%) HND
3 3 (10.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ICAEW
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Ceph
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.00%) Rundeck
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) MIIS
3 2 (6.67%) Proxmox
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk